LDS Biographical Encyclopedia
McGuire, Patrick Henry, Bishop of Daniels Ward (Wasatch Stake), Wasatch co., Utah, was born June 14, 1844, in Derrylahan, county of Cavan, Ireland, the son of Bernard McGuire and Susan McHugh. He was baptized Jan. 1, 1873, by Lucius W. Peck; emigrated to Utah in July, 1872; ordained an Elder March 24, 1873, by Wm. J. Smith; ordained a Seventy May 2, 1886, by Rasmus Andersen, and ordained a Bishop Nov. 12, 1898, by Apostle Francis M. Lyman. He has acted as Ward teacher in the Nineteenth Ward, Salt Lake City; been superintendent of Sunday schools in Washington, Utah, from 1879 to 1882, was president of the 5th quorum of Elders in St. George Stake in 1881–82; labored as presiding Elder of Daniels branch (Center Ward, Wasatch Stake), and been superintendent of Sunday schools and Bishop of Daniels Ward since 1898. By Sarah Elizabeth Parcell (where he married May 31, 1875) and Ann Eliza Lee (where he married Jan. 1, 1881) he is the father of fourteen children, ten sons and four daughters. He was also the first recorder of Washington, Washington county, Utah, and acted as secretary of a United Order Company at Price, six miles from St. George, from the time of its organization till its dissolution and the winding up of its business. This organization existed during the years 1876–7 with Milo Andrus as its superintendent. Bro. McGuire was set apart as Bishop of the Daniels Ward May 10, 1903, by Rudger Clawson. He has also served his fellow citizens as county assessor of Wasatch county for six successive terms, and has followed clerking, teaming, farming and lumbering for a living. His places of residence have been Price, St. George and Washington (Washington county), and Wallsburg and Daniels (Wasatch county), Utah.
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